Wednesday, August 7, 2013

How To Draw A Birdbath Worksheet

How to draw a birdbath is an easy project for the young artist and will give much satisfaction.

Parents, home school families, and teachers may print a copy for personal and classroom use, just highlight the worksheet and the project notes and send to your computer or save to your device.

A WORD OF ENCOURAGEMENT: If your sketch of a birdbath does not turn out the way you hoped it would do not give up you are learning to draw and you next sketch will be better. Learning to draw takes practice, so come back every day and print off a few worksheets and draw the projects soon you will be a good artist. You may find you have a gift for drawing one thing and not another so try different subjects soon you will find where your talent is.

To print the worksheet below just highlight it and send it to your printer or save to your device to print later. If you have problems see the how to print tab above or try one of the updated links below.

How To Draw A Birdbath Worksheet

Here are two links that may work better on some printers.

CLICK HERE for a link in photo format.
CLICK HERE for a link to a file in portable format

You may want to print the project notes below, too. Start by drawing a guideline down the center to give balance and to help keep things even. Then using basic shapes of circles and ovals draw the top and base of the birdbath. All the curves of the top and the bottom should match so don't draw a curved bowl and straight lines elsewhere. The body of the pedestal is shaped like a teardrop.  It helps to draw from the top down doing a little on each side as you measure against the guideline.

Add decorations, like leaves or shapes.Use a guideline to keep the decorations following the same curves as the top bowl.

Using shading will give the effect of the birdbath being round and three dimensional.

Put the birdbath in a scene like a garden by adding flowers around the bottom. Put a wall or fence behind it. Add bushes behind the wall and trees behind the fence. Bushes and leaves can give a contrast effect against the smooth stone of the birdbath.

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